TV SALES, RENEWALS, CANCELLATIONS, ATTACHMENTS, DEALS & GREENLIGHTS (04.25.14)

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TV SALES

ABC Family has given a pilot order to Jeffrey Schechter’s . The drama revolves around a young woman who is recruited into a government agency where she’s “stitched” into the mind of a person who died to investigate murders and crimes.

has given a series order to , a docu-soap about a spunky reporter who lands her first big in a small news market. It follows the rivalry between two local news stations.

Comedy Central picks up to series. The show is executive produced by Ari Shaffir, Eric Abrams, Sam Saifer and Jeff Tomsic.

Netflix has ordered it’s first original Spanish show to series. The satirical comedy centers on what happens behind the scenes in professional “football.”

Legendary TV has optioned for a horror series. The comic book was penned by Max Brooks, the author of “World War Z” and “Zombie Survival Guide.” Brooks will write the pilot episode which pits zombies against vampires in a world where a zombie plague has decimated the human race.

has announced their full schedule of upcoming programming which includes , a scripted series starring Diggy Simmons. The series focuses on what it means to be young, gifted and digital.

TV RENEWALS

ABC comedy will likely be renewed for a second season. The show follows the night lives of five men and fifteen women looking for love in Manhattan. The series is executive produced by Ryan Seacrest.

has decided to renew for its fourth season and for its second. stars Julia Louis-Dreyfus as the Vice President while follows a group of engineers in the late 1980s.

TV ATTACHMENTS

is co-producing mini-series with BBC. The series is based on the book by “Harry Potter” scribe J.K. Rowling. The three hour series centers on an idyllic English village that isn’t what it seems.

and are set to voice an animated adaptation of comic . The made for TV project will be directed by Jeff Krelitz and written by . The story centers on a detective who is a “cibopath,” a person who gets psychic impressions from whatever he eats.

TV GREENLIGHTS

’s new drama project is being developed by Bravo. The series will center on two families engaged in an epic, decades long feud that starts to be resolved after the death of one member of the family who is meant to be immortal.

and are developing horror franchise into an hour long series. The writer of the original film, Sean S. Cunningham, has signed on to executive produce for the series while “Terminator’s” Bill Basso and “Avatar’s” Jordu Schell have been set to pen the script.

Fox is developing event series about Jesus’ formative years. The series will be written by David Franzoni and executive produced by Bob Cooper.

TV DEALS

has signed a two year production deal with . Manson will write and produce series for FX Networks. He is repped by .

has inked another overall deal with Sony. Berman will continue to serve as executive producer and showrunner for the Lifetime series “Drop Dead Diva.” Berman is repped by .

closed a two year overall production deal with . Hawley, repped by , is the writer behind FX’s “Fargo.”

is staying with with a multi-year deal. The “Arrested Development” creator has signed on to create and produce an original series. Hurwitz is repped by and Principato Young.

has signed a two year overall deal with . He will be developing a drama series directed by Ridley Scott called for . The series revolves around ancient Egypt and the influence of alien beings as an alternate explanation for the rise of empires.

and have both signed overall deals at ABC Studios to develop comedy, genre and drama projects. The producing team is known for their work on “The Pro” and Matthew Perry’s “Go On.” The duo is repped by WME and Jackoway Tyerman.

TV RUMOR

According to , there may be a reprieve for fans in the form of a one hour special which would air between seasons. Although a fourth season of the show has been set, it may be a year or more until we see that come to fruition. Nothing has been confirmed but Freeman seems to be up for it, so why not?

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